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Reinhard Gupfinger is an artist and researcher working in the field of Urban Art, Sculpture and Sound Art.
Currently PhD Candidate at the Interface Culture Department of University for Art and Design Linz.

Education

2008 – 2012 M.A. Program Interface Culture, University for Art and Design Linz
2010 Exchange Student, IAMAS, Gifu, Japan
2009 Summer School in Sound and Music Computing, Porto, Portugal
2002 – 2008 Mag.art. Degree, Sculpture – Transmedial Space, University for Art and Design Linz
2007 Exchange Student, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
2004 – 2006 Diploma in Music and Media Technology, Anton Bruckner University Linz

Awards / Residencies / Purchase

2016
Artist in Residence, Welcome in der Friedensstadt, Augsburg, Germany

2015
Artist in Residence, Die GARAGE, Aarau, Swiss
LinzIMPULS, City Linz
Purchase, “Y” Junge Wirtschaft, Upper Austria

2014
STARTStipendium for Video and Media Art, BMUKK, Vienna

2013
LinzEXPOrt, City Linz
Talentförderungsprämie, Interdisziplinäre Kunstformen, Upper Austria
Artist in Residence, Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
Purchase, “SWAP” Junge Wirtschaft, Upper Austria

2011
LAB.30 Award, Ausgburg, Germany
Purchase, “Singing Robot Cricket”, BMUKK, Vienna
LinzEXPOrt, City Linz

2010
Alumni Forumstipendium, University for Art and Design Linz
Artist in Residence, IAMAS, Gifu, Japan

2009
Art Prize of the City Linz
Award, Linz-AG Künstleratelier – 2011
Artist in Residence, WKÖO, Guglwald, Austria   

2008
Grant from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research

Exhibitions / Projects

2016
kristallin #37 / Experimentierfelder 2015 / Salzamt / Linz, Austria
Silent House of Prayer / Galerie Beate Berndt / Augsburg, Germany
Silent House of Prayer / Kulturhaus Abraxas / Augsburg, Germany
DEIN VIERTEL DEINE LEINWAND / Gärtnerplatzviertel / Munich, Germany
ARTMUC / Praterinsel / Munich, Germany
Interface Culture Pop Up Show / Ars Electronica Center / Linz, Austria
MINIFESTA #2 / Atelier Suterena / Vienna, Austria
Der Brand meines Hauses ist Unheil und Flamme zugleich / MAERZ / Linz, Austria

2015
Transforming: Street Objects from Your Street to Main Street / Site:Brooklyn / Brooklyn, USA
The Wrong / New Digital Art Biennale / online and in selected locations worldwide
MINIFESTA / Salzamt / Linz, Austria
UmFunktionssystem / periscope / Salzburg, Austria
Experimentierfeld Aarau / Die GARAGE / Aarau, Swiss
Chasing Max Mustermann / Designhalle / Graz, Austria
tage des elektronischen bewegtbildes / Munich, Germany
MitarbeiterIn der Zukunft / Landesgalerie Linz / Linz, Austria
ARTMUC / Praterinsel / Munich, Germany
kristallin #8 / Salzamt / Linz, Austria

2014
Sonar+D / Sonar Festival / Barcelona, Spain
Linzer Kunstsalon / Landesgalerie Linz / Linz, Austria
Das Absolute Objekt / Raumschiff / Linz, Austria

2013
Supersummativ / Gallery Maerz / Linz, Austria
Preise und Talente / OÖ Kulturquartier / Linz, Austria
Kryptophonie / Salzburg, Austria
Ukradena Galerie / Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
Politischer Stillstand / NORDICO Stadtmuseum / Linz, Austria
Architektur und Klang / afo architekturforum oberösterreich / Linz, Austria
Linz Impuls, Import, Export, Salzamt / Linz, Austria

2012
Centre for Sound Art and Experimental Music / Seydisfjördur, Iceland
Künstlervereinigung MAERZ / Linz, Austria

2011
LAB30 Festival / Augsburg, Germany
Coded Cultures Festival / Vienna, Austria
LeonArt Festival / Leonding, Austria
Ars Electronica Festival / Linz, Austria
IIE / Oktogon HFBK Dresden / Dresden, Germany
PlayFace InterCult / Museumsquartier 21 / Vienna, Austria
Speculum Artium / New Media Art Festival / Trbovlje, Slovenia
Kunstsammlung des Landes OÖ / U/Hof / Linz, Austria

2010
Amber Art and Technology Festival / Sanat Limanı / Istanbul, Turkey
hör!spiel!art.mix / 33 1/2 Halbwertszeiten / broadcast / podcast / Bayern2, Germany
Playful Interface Cultures / Ars Electronica Exhibition / Linz, Austria
Bock Ma’s / Festivaleröffnung / Timelkam, Austria (midi marching band)
Graduate exhibition of the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences / Ogaki / Gifu, Japan
hör!spiel!art.mix / TD II / broadcast / podcast / Bayern2, Germany

2009
Salzamt / Kunstförderstipendien / Linz, Austria
Brauhaus / Opening Performance / Linz, Austria (midi marching band)
ars electronica / Linz, Austria (midi marching band)
Yellow House / Opening Performance / Linz, Austria (midi marching band)
Airworks / per pedes / Linz, Austria
Festival of Regions / Concert for Choir and Organ Pipe / Linz, Austria
Sound Characters / Innsbruck, Austria

2008
Hört.Hört! / Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Austria
Landesgartenschau Tulln / Tulln, Austria (midi marching band)
Fluc / Vienna (midi marching band)
Unterstinkenbrunn, Austria (midi marching band)
universal cube / Leipzig, Germany  (bu’nostik)
MOFF. release_party / Schiff Schönbrunn / Linz, Austria (bu’nostik)
Die lange Nacht des Hörspiels, Vienna, Austria
can you feel the sound / Linz, Austria

2007
Stadtmuseum Nordico / Linz, Austria (bu’nostik)
ars electronica / Linz, Austria (bu’nostik)
ars electronica / Linz, Austria (midi marching band)

2006
Teletongenerator / Linz, Austria
ars electronica / Linz, Austria (bu’nostik)
Kapu / Linz, Austria (midi marching band)

2003-05
ESC im Labor / Graz, Austria (bu’nostik)
Galerie Mesic ve dne / Budweis, Czech Republic
Sprachraum berlinz / Berlin, Germany
Sprachraum berlinz / Linz, Austria
Werkstatt / Innsbruck, Austria (bu’nostik)
Down Into The Engine Room / Linz, Austria (bu’nostik)

Presentations / Conferences / Workshops

2017
Animal Music Symposium / ANIMALS MAKE MUSIC / University for Art and Design, Linz, Austria

2016
KulturMachtWirtschaft / Wie ist die Stadt vernetzt?
Kulturszenen, Stadt, Universität, Medien, Politik. Ein Praxisbericht / Augsburg, Germany

2014
NIME’14 Proceedings / Goldsmiths University of London / UK

2013
Architektur und Klang / Sound Tossing / Linz, Austria

2011
Coded Cultures Festival / Vienna, Austria
LAB30 Festival / Sound Tossing / Augsburg, Germany
LeonArt Festival / Sound Tossing / Leonding, Austria
Ars Electronica Festival / Sound Tossing / Linz, Austria

2010
IAMAS / Gifu, Japan

2009
6th Sound and Music Computing Conference / Porto, Portugal